The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes filmmaker has been hired to direct the third film in the rebooted franchise.
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Fox has tapped Mark Bomback (The Wolverine, Total Recall) to work on a rewrite for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which will be directed by Matt Reeves.
Fox has hired Cloverfield and Let Me In director Matt Reeves to replace Rupert Wyatt on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to the 2011 hit Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
Following the departure of director Rupert Wyatt from the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Matt Reeves (Cloverfield reportedly leads a Fox shortlist of potential replacements that includes Guillermo del Toro, Rian Johnson and Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt is reportedly leaving the Fox sequel because he’s uncomfortable with the announced May 2014 release date.
Reflecting on 2001’s Planet of the Apes, star Mark Wahlberg blames Fox for the problems with Tim Burton’s remake of the sci-fi classic.
Twentieth Century Fox has locked in Andy Serkis for a sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and plans to push for Oscar consideration for the actor.
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Director Rupert Wyatt’s prequel/reboot is now called Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The film, which opens on Aug. 5, stars James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Tom Felton, Tyler Labine and Brian Cox.